The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 106 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing Perl 98 149 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.69% 2.02% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 4.54% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 112 143
Average daily rate
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£488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £598 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Perl
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2466 3280 3119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.44% 44.53% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1892 2530 2406
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.09 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 117 (51.77%) Linux
2 110 (48.67%) UNIX
3 100 (44.25%) Python
4 84 (37.17%) Banking
5 83 (36.73%) SQL
6 81 (35.84%) Java
7 70 (30.97%) Windows
8 69 (30.53%) Finance
9 55 (24.34%) C++
10 54 (23.89%) Oracle
11 50 (22.12%) Investment Banking
12 42 (18.58%) C#
13 37 (16.37%) Sybase
13 37 (16.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 37 (16.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (15.04%) Shell Script
15 33 (14.60%) Front Office
15 33 (14.60%) Red Hat
16 30 (13.27%) Ruby
16 30 (13.27%) Degree
17 28 (12.39%) Bash Shell
17 28 (12.39%) Analytics
18 27 (11.95%) MySQL
19 26 (11.50%) Computer Science
20 25 (11.06%) Software Engineering
21 22 (9.73%) HTML
22 21 (9.29%) Firewall
23 20 (8.85%) Fixed Income
23 20 (8.85%) PHP
23 20 (8.85%) Solaris

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (8.85%) Apache
2 11 (4.87%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.65%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.77%) IIS
4 4 (1.77%) Moodle
5 2 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.44%) nginx
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) GemFire
6 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (4.87%) MS Office
2 4 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.88%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.88%) Gephi
3 2 (0.88%) SPSS
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Global One
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.44%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.77%) GitHub
3 3 (1.33%) SaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.29%) Firewall
2 14 (6.19%) HTTP
3 13 (5.75%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.31%) LDAP
5 11 (4.87%) DNS
5 11 (4.87%) SSH
5 11 (4.87%) SAN
6 9 (3.98%) Multicast
7 8 (3.54%) SSL
8 7 (3.10%) Internet
9 5 (2.21%) VPN
10 4 (1.77%) SNMP
10 4 (1.77%) SMTP
10 4 (1.77%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.77%) FTP
10 4 (1.77%) OSPF
10 4 (1.77%) BGP
10 4 (1.77%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.77%) IMAP
10 4 (1.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.95%) MySQL
2 20 (8.85%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.96%) SQL Server
4 15 (6.64%) DB2
4 15 (6.64%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.31%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.42%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.98%) Big Data
8 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.10%) Data Mining
9 7 (3.10%) Sybase ASE
9 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.33%) MS Access
12 3 (1.33%) KDB
12 3 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.31%) JIRA
3 9 (3.98%) Subversion
3 9 (3.98%) Maven
3 9 (3.98%) Ant
3 9 (3.98%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.10%) Selenium
5 6 (2.65%) ClearCase
6 5 (2.21%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.77%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.77%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.33%) Hudson
8 3 (1.33%) Calabash
8 3 (1.33%) Grunt
8 3 (1.33%) Bower
8 3 (1.33%) Robotium
8 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.33%) JUnit
9 2 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 84 (37.17%) Banking
2 69 (30.53%) Finance
3 50 (22.12%) Investment Banking
4 33 (14.60%) Front Office
5 4 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.33%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
6 3 (1.33%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.88%) International Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (36.73%) Developer
2 24 (10.62%) C++ Developer
3 22 (9.73%) Analyst
4 19 (8.41%) Administrator
5 17 (7.52%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.52%) Quantitative Developer
6 16 (7.08%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 15 (6.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Applications Support
8 12 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (4.87%) DBA
10 10 (4.42%) Perl Developer
11 8 (3.54%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (3.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.10%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.65%) Support Specialist
13 6 (2.65%) Consultant
13 6 (2.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.73%) HTML
2 13 (5.75%) XML
3 12 (5.31%) .NET
4 11 (4.87%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (4.42%) CSS
6 9 (3.98%) STL
6 9 (3.98%) Spring
6 9 (3.98%) REST
7 8 (3.54%) Rendezvous
7 8 (3.54%) Web Services
8 7 (3.10%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.65%) HTML5
10 5 (2.21%) LAMP
10 5 (2.21%) Django
10 5 (2.21%) Middleware
10 5 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (2.21%) Java EE
10 5 (2.21%) JDBC
11 4 (1.77%) J2EE
11 4 (1.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (11.50%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.85%) Fixed Income
4 15 (6.64%) Credit Risk
5 14 (6.19%) Equities
6 13 (5.75%) Derivative
6 13 (5.75%) Replication
7 9 (3.98%) Clustering
8 8 (3.54%) Open Source
9 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (2.21%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.77%) CLARiiON
11 4 (1.77%) E-Learning
11 4 (1.77%) Learning Management System
11 4 (1.77%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.33%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (1.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 117 (51.77%) Linux
2 110 (48.67%) UNIX
3 70 (30.97%) Windows
4 37 (16.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.85%) Solaris
6 9 (3.98%) CentOS
7 8 (3.54%) AIX
8 5 (2.21%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.33%) Android
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.33%) Debian
9 3 (1.33%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.88%) SUSE
10 2 (0.88%) HPUX
10 2 (0.88%) Fedora
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.44%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.39%) Analytics
2 25 (11.06%) Software Engineering
3 18 (7.96%) DevOps
4 17 (7.52%) Electronic Trading
4 17 (7.52%) Validation
4 17 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (6.64%) Data Modelling
7 13 (5.75%) Risk Management
8 12 (5.31%) Migration
9 11 (4.87%) Scrum
9 11 (4.87%) ITIL
10 10 (4.42%) Project Management
11 9 (3.98%) E-Commerce
11 9 (3.98%) TDD
11 9 (3.98%) Load Balancing
12 8 (3.54%) Data Management
12 8 (3.54%) OO
13 7 (3.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (44.25%) Python
2 83 (36.73%) SQL
3 81 (35.84%) Java
4 55 (24.34%) C++
5 42 (18.58%) C#
6 34 (15.04%) Shell Script
7 30 (13.27%) Ruby
8 28 (12.39%) Bash Shell
9 20 (8.85%) PHP
10 18 (7.96%) JavaScript
11 12 (5.31%) C
12 11 (4.87%) Korn
13 8 (3.54%) C-shell
14 7 (3.10%) Scala
15 6 (2.65%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.65%) AWK
16 5 (2.21%) ActionScript
16 5 (2.21%) T-SQL
16 5 (2.21%) R
17 4 (1.77%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (13.27%) Degree
2 4 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.33%) CCIE
3 3 (1.33%) CCNP
3 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) RHCE
5 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.44%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.44%) CCNA
5 1 (0.44%) HNC
5 1 (0.44%) HND
5 1 (0.44%) PhD
5 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) Basel III
2 3 (1.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.88%) GPG13
4 1 (0.44%) EMIR
4 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.54%) NFS
3 7 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.21%) Sendmail
4 5 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.77%) Samba
6 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.88%) Snort
7 2 (0.88%) Squid
7 2 (0.88%) KVM
8 1 (0.44%) Xen
8 1 (0.44%) Nmap
8 1 (0.44%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.44%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.44%) vCloud
8 1 (0.44%) qmail
Systems Management
1 20 (8.85%) Puppet
2 11 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.42%) Nagios
4 9 (3.98%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (1.77%) Control-M
5 4 (1.77%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.77%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (1.77%) Salt
6 3 (1.33%) YUM
6 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.33%) SCOM
7 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.88%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.88%) Foglight
7 2 (0.88%) RANCID
7 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.88%) Ansible
8 1 (0.44%) Opsview
8 1 (0.44%) Nessus
8 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 54 (23.89%) Oracle
2 37 (16.37%) Sybase
3 33 (14.60%) Red Hat
4 15 (6.64%) TIBCO
4 15 (6.64%) IBM
5 13 (5.75%) Cisco
6 11 (4.87%) VMware
7 10 (4.42%) Sun
8 9 (3.98%) EMC
8 9 (3.98%) Veritas
9 8 (3.54%) HP
10 7 (3.10%) BMC
10 7 (3.10%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.65%) Business Objects
11 6 (2.65%) NetApp
11 6 (2.65%) MarketAxess
11 6 (2.65%) Tableau
12 5 (2.21%) SunGard
12 5 (2.21%) JBoss
13 4 (1.77%) Reuters
City, London
TRG
Rate: £400 - £440 Per Day please send CV
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £280 to £315 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
set2recruit
Rate: £50000 - £140000 Per Annum 4- 20% bonus. pension. company ca
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago